The American Art Therapy Association Co-Sponsors Mental Health Research Briefing on Capitol Hill

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The American Art Therapy Association Co-Sponsors Mental Health Research Briefing on Capitol Hill

A report by Donna Betts, PhD, ATR-BC, AATA President
From left: Dr. Donna Betts, Dr. Howard Kurtzman, Dr. Patricia Areán, Dr. William Hetrick, Dr. Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Rayburn House Office Building, Gold Room.

From left: Dr. Donna Betts, Dr. Howard Kurtzman, Dr. Patricia Areán, Dr. William Hetrick, Dr. Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus, Rayburn House Office Building, Gold Room.

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Friday, October 21, 2016 - 9:00am

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On October 4, 2016, the American Art Therapy Association was represented at a briefing in the Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC.  Organized by the American Psychological Association in cooperation with the Congressional Mental Health Caucus, “Future Directions in Mental Health Research: the View from Psychological Science,” was co-sponsored by the AATA and other member organizations of the APA’s Mental Health Liaison Group.  The event coincided with Mental Illness Awareness Week.

Read the full report on Art Therapy Today.

Keywords: Innovation & Technology | Capitol Hill | Events, Media & Communications | Health & Healthcare | Healthcare Innovation | Research | Research & Policy | The American Art Therapy Association | Wellness | art therapy | mental health

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